Could An Evil Mega-Corporation Ever Exist In Real Life?

Dystopian stories are full of evil corporations that rule the world. But writers seldom explain how they rose to power in the first place. Could an amoral mega-corp really exist? We talked to a couple experts to find out. The good news: It probably couldn't happen. Bad news: We may already be getting something worse. » 9/04/14 9:00am 9/04/14 9:00am

10 Times When Comics And Movies Sexualized Male Superheroes

You've heard the argument that male superheroes are sexualized simply because they are often bare-chested. But a man taking off his shirt doesn't make him a sex object. It's actually rare to find examples of male superheroes who truly are sexualized the way women are in comics. Here are ten examples. » 8/28/14 10:59am 8/28/14 10:59am

A Fan Video That Celebrates Marvel's Quieter Moments

The Marvel movies rightly get praise for their action and their witty writing, but Gen Kim has made a video that focuses on the universe's more subtle moments. Without dialogue, and set to José González's "Stay Alive," the emotion the actors convey with their faces and body language are thrown into stark relief. » 8/27/14 9:00pm 8/27/14 9:00pm

Captain America 3 Screenwriter Wants MODOK As The Villain. YES PLEASE.

Please note the verb: "Want." Not "Have officially declared" or "Are allowed to." Cap 2 and 3 co-screenwriter Christopher Markus desperately wants the Mechanized Organism Designed Only for Killing as the villain of Captain America 3... if he can somehow figure a way to do it that isn't absurd. » 8/13/14 10:20am 8/13/14 10:20am

Guardians of the Galaxy Outpaces Transformers To Set 10-Day Record

To the surprise of many, Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles unseated Guardians of the Galaxy this weekend, taking the top slot at the box office with a $65-million opening. But don't feel bad for GotG –ten days out from its release, the film is projected to have grossed $175,922,000 (compared to Transformers' 10-day figure… » 8/10/14 12:20pm 8/10/14 12:20pm

Robert Downey Jr: "Avengers 2 Has The Best Bad Guy Plot I've Ever Read"

We got up close and super personal with the cast of Avengers: Age of Ultron and attempted to ask them questions that would reveal the inner soul of this apocalyptic action movie. And they struggled to answer everything, because spoilers. But Robert Downey Jr. still knows how to work a crowd. » 8/01/14 3:40pm 8/01/14 3:40pm

12 Sequels That Completely Change How You View The Original Story

Most of the time, sequels are at best entertaining, and at worst an affront to the memory of the original. But once in a great while, a sequel comes along that makes you rethink everything you thought you knew about the original story. Here are 12 sequels that pull back and show you the bigger picture. » 7/31/14 10:00am 7/31/14 10:00am